SOURCE: Options Industry Council

Options Industry Council

February 11, 2010 14:26 ET

OIC Offers Options Education on the Go

"An Investor's Guide to Trading Options" Is Now Kindle DX™ Compatible

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - February 11, 2010) - The Options Industry Council (OIC) is bringing options education to e-Reader devices such as the Kindle DX™. Investors looking to learn options on the go can now download an e-Reader version of the options book "An Investor's Guide to Trading Options" on OIC's website.

Developed by Lightbulb Press, the creators of "The Wall Street Journal Guide to Money & Investing," in collaboration with The Options Industry Council, this guide explains what options are and how they work, and provides real-world investing scenarios and options strategies for various markets.

"An Investor's Guide to Trading Options" is designed primarily for investors who trade equities but have not added options to their portfolios, those who trade options occasionally, and brokers who want to demystify options for their clients or colleagues.

Available for download at http://www.optionseducation.org/resources/book/ereader.jsp, this e-Reader friendly options guide is 93 pages, black and white, and compatible with e-Reader devices that include PDF support. As with the majority of OIC offerings, this download is offered to investors at no charge.

Kindle and Kindle DX are trademarks of Amazon.com.

About OIC

OIC is an industry cooperative funded by the Boston Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, International Securities Exchange, NASDAQ OMX PHLX, NASDAQ Options Market, NYSE Amex Options, NYSE Arca Options, and The Options Clearing Corporation. OIC was formed in 1992 to educate investors and their financial advisors about the benefits and risks of exchange-traded equity options. OIC's resources include: The Options Industry Services Help Desk at 1-888-OPTIONS, educational Web sites at www.OptionsEducation.org, www.OptionsEducation.org/advisor and www.OICoptions.com, evening seminars throughout the continental United States and Canada, instructional DVDs and educational literature and software.

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